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St. Pete Beach Summer Cocktail Recipes

Jimmy B’s Beach Bar on St. Pete Beach is a local gem known for its laid-back vibe and mixed cocktails. As the sun goes down, Jimmy B's is here to cool you off with some of their most popular St. Pete Beach-inspired recipes that capture the essence of a Florida summer. Here's how you can bring St. Pete's sunshine to your own backyard with these refreshing summer cocktail recipes. Next time you're in St. Pete-Clearwater, be sure to visit Jimmy B's and our other fun beach bars!

summer cocktail drink

"St. Pete Beach Vice"

A creamy, dreamy mix of tropical flavors makes this drink perfect treat for beach days or backyard summer gatherings.


• 1.5 oz Light Rum
• 2 oz Strawberry Mix
• 2 oz Ice Cream Mix
• Whipped Cream (for garnish)
• 1 oz Pineapple Juice
• 1 oz Orange Juice
• Dark Rum Float
  1. In a blender, combine the light rum, strawberry mix, ice cream mix, pineapple juice, and orange juice.
  2. Add a handful of ice to the blender.
  3. Blend the mixture until smooth and creamy.
  4. Pour the blended mixture into a tall glass.
  5. Gently pour the dark rum over the top of the drink to create a float.
  6. Top with whipped cream.
  7. Optionally, garnish with a slice of pineapple and a cherry!
  8. Serve with a straw and enjoy your St. Pete Beach Vice!
Sunset Drink

"St. Pete Beach Sunset"

Inspired by the breathtaking sunsets over St. Pete Beach, this drink features layered colors that mimic the evening sky.


• 1.5 oz Coconut Rum
• 3 oz Pineapple Juice
• 2 oz Orange Juice
• Splash of Grenadine
  1. ​​​​​Fill a glass with ice cubes.
  2. Pour the coconut rum over the ice.
  3. Add the pineapple juice and orange juice to the glass.
  4. Give the mixture a gentle stir to combine the ingredients.
  5. Slowly pour a splash of grenadine into the glass. The grenadine should sink to the bottom, creating a sunset-like effect.
  6. Optionally, garnish with a pineapple wedge or cherry.
  7. Serve with a straw and enjoy your St. Pete Beach Sunset!

"The Don Margarita"

This margarita offers a rich blend of flavors and a perfect kick, inspired by The Don CeSar on St. Pete Beach.


• 2 oz Don Julio Tequila
• 1 oz Triple Sec
• 1 oz Sweet & Sour Mix
• 1/2 oz Lime Juice
• 1/2 oz Grand Marnier
  1. Rim a margarita glass with salt if desired. You can do this by running a lime wedge around the rim of the glass and then dipping it into salt.
  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  3. Pour in the Don Julio Tequila, Triple Sec, Sweet & Sour Mix, and Lime Juice.
  4. Shake well until chilled, about 15-20 seconds.
  5. Strain the mixture into the prepared margarita glass filled with ice if you prefer it on the rocks. Or, if you want it frozen, blend the mixture with ice until smooth.
Whether you're hosting a summer party or just looking to unwind, these cocktails from Jimmy B's Beach Bar offer a delicious escape to St. Pete Beach. Cheers to a summer filled with spectacular sips!